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books on cross-cultural issues

Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind - Geert Hofstede - 304 pages [New Ed.] (23 May, 1994) HarperCollins

Still the classic work on the subject.

Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business
Fons Trompenaars, Charles Hampden Turner - 275 pages (October 1997)
Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd; ISBN: 1857881761

Interesting, but read Hofstede first.

Building Cross-cultural Competence: How to Create Wealth from Conflicting Values
Charles Hampden Turner, Fons Trompenaars, John Wiley and Sons Ltd; 2000, ISBN: 0471495271

Cultural Software: A Theory of Ideology [ link - n/a in UK]- by J. M. Balkin, pub. Yale Univ Pr. 2003

I think that this is an important contribution to the debate.

When Cultures Collide
Richard D. Lewis 468 pages 2nd Ed (10 December, 1999) Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd


Breaking Through Culture Shock
Elisabeth Marx - 252 pages New Ed (8 March, 2001) Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd

The Cultural Imperative
Richard D. Lewis 256 pages (October 2002) Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Mind Your Manners: Managing Cultural Clash in the Single European Market
John Mole, 1996) - Nicholas Brealey Publishing Ltd; ISBN: 1857880854

A bit old and also simplistic.

Globalization, Regionalization and Cross-border Regions
Markus Perkmann, Ngai-Ling Sum 288 pages (July 2002) Palgrave Macmillan

Due Diligence for Global Deal Making: The Definitive Guide to Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Financings, and Strategic Alliances
Arthur H. Rosenbloom 336 pages (August 2002) Bloomberg Press

Hidden Differences : Doing Business With the Japanese
Edward T. Hall, Mildred Reed Hall 172 pages Reprint (May 1990) Anchor Books/Doubleday

The Corporate Culture Survival Guide
Edgar H. Schein, Warren Bennis 206 pages (2 August, 1999) Jossey Bass Wiley

Culture Matters : How Values Shape Human Progress
Lawrence E. Harrison (Editor), Samuel P. Huntington (Editor), 2001


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